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LLBean Employee Assistance Program – Fairwinds Counseling, Maine

Address: 15 Casco Street
City: Freeport
Zip/Postal Code: 04033
Phone Number(s): 207-331-4856
On-Site Supervisor/Contact: Rebecca Brown, MSW, LCSW

Description: Fairwinds Counseling and Consulting, PLLC provides clinical and consulting services to individuals and organizations. Areas of specialty include trauma informed care and evidence based trauma treatment, employee wellbeing and mental health, and mental wellbeing in the workplace. This MSW internship involves providing Employee Assistance Program services to employees of L.L.Bean online and at their corporate locations. EAP services involves providing short term solution focused clinical services to adults and students provide services as part of a small team of clinicians. Students also have the opportunity to engage in macro social work interventions through working in partnership with an organization around issues related to mental health and mental wellbeing and can also choose to work with groups if interested. There is a high degree of supervision and access to consultation with multiple clinical providers. Students will have significant opportunities to develop high quality assessment and treatment planning skills and can utilize a diverse set of clinical interventions to meet client needs. Students work with clients with diverse identities, demographics, and clinical presentations. Past interns have felt prepared to practice in more independent settings following this placement experience.

An ideal internship candidate will have experience in professional or corporate work settings and should be comfortable with independent learning and taking initiative to create desired learning opportunities. Students will have the opportunity to work with clients in person and using a HIPAA compliant telehealth platform. There is significant flexibility which allows for students to craft different types of learning opportunities and students are expected to use their creativity to explore areas of interest. Services are offered between 8-5pm M-F and students have flexibility in scheduling their placement hours within these timeframes.

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